Human enhancement will shape competition of the future


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  • Thursday, 26 Jan 2006

DAVOS, Switzerland: Memory enhancement, IQ boosters and drugs designed to attack genetic weaknesses may increase competition in the future and create a playing field that is far from equal, scientists at the World Economic Forum said. 

But alongside such ethically complex issues, other forms of human enhancement - organ replacement, drug therapy and genetic mapping - could make the difference between life and death as well. 

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